Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care provide a 30 minute course on How to protect yourself and the people you care about from infection with COVID-19.
Advance Care Planning Australia
These learning modules step through explanations of what Advance Care Planning is, why it is important and how to start the conversation. See - Modules 1-9.
CareSearch My Learning modules
A series of case-based online learning modules that introduce the resources in CareSearch and how they can be used in clinical practice. Ranging in level from beginner to advanced. The following modules may be of interest to Careworkers with an interest in understanding evidence-based practice: New to Palliative Care, Using Online Information, Aged Care and Carers.
Cross-cultural Program for Aged Care Staff
This program aims to support staff in residential aged care to provide high-quality cross-cultural care for residents and to improve team cohesion. Units 4 & 5 are relevant to people with life-limiting illness and end-of-life needs.
Dementia Training Australia
Free online courses, resources and webinars.
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is funded by the Australian Government to provide nationwide education and training on the care of people living with dementia. A variety of courses are offered for free, including the following which are likely to be of interest for Careworkers caring for people with dementia:
Training modules on motor neurone disease
The 26 Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Aware training modules provide health and community care professionals with a basic understanding of MND and the impact of MND on an individual's life. See Session 5 The needs of people living with MND - an overview.
palliAGED has introductory learning modules for aged care nurses and careworkers are likely to find many of these useful and relevant to their scope of practice.
palliAGED Training and Education has information and resources for careworkers who work in residential aged care.
Palliative Care Training and Information Online Portal
These modules provide a step by step guide to the knowledge, skills and values that are required to support older people with a life limiting illness and/or are appraochying the final stages of the normal ageing process. See modules 1-4.
The Palliative Care Bridge - HammondCare - series of educational videos including caring tips and information delivered by the HammondCare consortium. A video of likely interest to Careworkers is: